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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 3720
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One of the city's most ornate structures, this church is lavishly endowed with gold.
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Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 3720

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Reviewed 2 days ago

this place is really nice from outside and much better inside, the retablos are new in perfect shape

Thank Jackordaz
Reviewed 2 days ago

I subestimatted the beauty of this temple, I thought it was as any othercathedral in Mexico. It blew my mind! This Dominican temple is charged with an exquisite religious art, ceilings that won't let you put your eyes away. It is a must while visiting...More

Thank mariae489
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Until 1994 the army was in the complex of the church. Senor Toledo could convince the president of the country to hand the territory over to the people. Where once was a parking lot is now a huge garden with all the beautiful plants of...More

Thank KathrinSinger
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an example of how a clash in cultures, this is it. A church literally dripping in gold and guilt-making symbolism surrounded by appeasements from the markets trying to etch out a basic existence.

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another must in the city of Oaxaca. I can not describe jow beautiful is that church. I will letnone pic so you can imagine a litle bit... enjoy...

Thank sgmurillo13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

from the second floor the view was so beautiful and i have been lots of catedral and church but i think this place is unique and interesting. i can say its worth visiting.

Thank Eunmee J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church with fantastic gold details. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and respect the no camera flash and quiet request. Visit the souvenir store to help support the church

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place, the lovers of sacred art will be happy of been there is mandatory be here in your visit.

Thank Erick J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the #1 place to visit while in Oaxaca. It is a plaza, a rather big one, with several restaurants, cafes, shops and art galleries around. Perfect for a morning or afternoon walk.

1  Thank Fer T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church and the plaza in front are awesome. The church is a great example of well balanced beauty and exquisite craftsmanship. I was taken aback by the tastefully done gold leaf panting and wood details as well as the altars, ceilings, walls and niches....More

Thank Stephen B
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Response from tripster707 | Reviewed this property |
The best guide ever is Omar Lescas Diaz. His English is wonderful and he knows "all" the history of the area. It may not be worth his while to do one building like this. He is excellent for Monte Alban and the natural tour... More